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There are always two paths you can go down. Fate, destiny, a chance meeting, will always be found in Michael's stories.


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It Always Was You

A short Story

Paul & Emma had always been the best of friends. Without any explanation, she moves to Europe and out of his life. Paul often thought about her, dreams of the two of them together, becoming far more frequent. Fifteen years later, in a chance encounter, his feelings for her become stronger. When Paul finds himself in the hospital, clinging for his life, he realizes his best friend must be his true love.

Will Emma feel the same way?

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Tight Spiral

NEW & LENGTHENED EDITION: For the love of a woman and the game of football.

Harry Smith had everything going for him: the first British quarterback in American college football – a star in the making. But when Harry collides with fate in a near-fatal accident, everything unravels.

Amy Carrington is a sports reporter in Leeds, England, who’d much rather report on life and fashion. But her boss has a brand new job for her – covering the rise of American football in Britain that might just skyrocket her career and change her life.

When Harry meets Amy for the first time at Wembley Stadium, he feels a connection that seemed to develop instantaneously between the two of them.
Amy knew he was the one right then and there!

After a whirlwind romance and success in their careers, Harry is offered a new team in a different country. Amy refuses to move and pleads with Harry to stay and find an alternative offer.

His sporting career was built on making the right choice in a split second. “The Double Option play.” Now he has two options in life. Be with Amy, or pursue his career thousands of miles apart from the woman he loves?
It’s the most important play of his life!

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The Whisky Affair

A Raymond Armstrong Novel

A fast paced mystery, suspense story all wrapped up in the exciting world of whisky. A unique combination of whisky facts and fiction written by a whisky expert and novelist. Intrigue, international travel, sex and whisky The Isle of Bute distillery was fast becoming one of the most popular in the world, Thanks in part to the new pun on all the social media networks – “What a Beaut”. Raymond Armstrong, is enjoying his retirement when he hears of the news. Gordon Reid, the owner of Bute distillery is a lifelong friend. Raymond immediately visits the island to join his best friend in the success of the distillery. On his return to Yorkshire, he receives devastating news! Little did he know that this news would draw him into a conspiracy, an attempt to take over the distillery by a casino company in Las Vegas who will stop at nothing to take control, including murder! The mysterious events that occur, reawakens his instincts and training as a former member of a special M16 unit, and propels him back into the world of espionage and intrigue. Raymond must use all of his skills to stop the people behind this hostile take-over attempt, and protect the Reid family at all costs!!

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The Shackleton Affair

Book Viral Award Shortlisted 2015 (A Raymond Armstrong Novel)

Former MI6 operative Raymond Armstrong is approached by a colleague to help investigate a curious robbery. Only a rare scotch whisky, jewellery and one masonic item were taken.

A series of incidents leads Raymond back to his ex-employer, who strongly advise him to drop the inquiry. Raymond suspects the British government have a secret department within the national archives that is protecting sensitive historic facts. Raymond is convinced the masonic piece is a direct connection to Sir Ernest Shackleton, the heroic explorer and Queen Alexandra of Great Britain.

The discovery of more whisky from Shackleton’s Endurance expedition, followed by two more thefts, brings the story to a climatic game of cat & mouse between Raymond and the thief. Meanwhile, MI6 are watching Raymond’s every move, as he gets closer to unravelling a cover up the government have kept secret for over one hundred years.

One of the most significant unsolved crimes in British history!